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Aimee Cox

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Aimee Leah Cox knows how to write grants, but she’s also handy with a hammer.
Raised by a single mother, and being the oldest in the family, she learned quickly how to do things herself. At age 14 she built a privacy fence in their backyard, recruiting help from boys in the neighborhood. Continue Reading Aimee Cox

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Donna Williams

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Donna Williams loves to cook and says she has a knack for being able to taste food at a restaurant and later recreate it at home. Continue Reading Donna Williams

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Virjinia Koultchitzka

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Virjinia, or Jina, as most know her, grew up in Bulgaria and is fluent in Bulgarian and Russian. She was the first person from her Bulgarian high school to be accepted to college in the United States. She went on to study law at the University of Denver. Continue Reading Virjinia Koultchitzka

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Shannon Rogers

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Shannon Rogers said she has been blessed with a lot of mentors, including Pat Stanforth and her current boss, Jeff Dunn. Stanforth taught her that you can be yourself and still be professional.
She is a native of Colorado Springs and feels fortunate to be able to give back to the community and in the past few years she’s developed a passion for seniors. Continue Reading Shannon Rogers

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S. Kato Crews

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S. Kato Crews is an artist at heart. As a teenager he shared a love with his idol, M.C. Hammer — writing rap music and performing his songs. He won two talent shows in high school performing as “The Crewser.” Continue Reading S. Kato Crews

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Brad Kreikemeier

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Brad Kreikemeier didn’t know he was born to bank. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Wyoming on a rodeo scholarship. Continue Reading Brad Kreikemeier

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Shannon Roth

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Shannon Roth has a heart for kids, especially teenagers, in the community.
Before becoming a volunteer center director for the Center for Nonprofit Excellence, she worked for Young Life for eight years. She managed up to 70 staff and volunteers to lead eight programs for 6th through 12th grade students. Continue Reading Shannon Roth

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Steve Czarnecki

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Steve Czarnecki went to college on a caddy scholarship called the Chick Evans Scholarship.
He also was a member of the first United States Golf Association Fellowship class in 1997 before being hired as the manager of the Grants and Fellowship Programs.
In the Fellowship class, he managed USGA grant activity throughout its 13-state central region. Continue Reading Steve Czarnecki

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Lisanne McNew

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Lisanne McNew knows more about tools than most men. She worked for DeWALT on the NASCAR Circuit and owns almost every tool known to man. Continue Reading Lisanne McNew

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Cherise Selley

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Cherise helped to coordinate the CASA Fundraiser for the Elite 25 and has been involved with several ministries in town, including AllAboutGod Ministries, Harvestime International and Exalting Him Ministries. She also is a member of the advisory committee for Garden of the Gods Bank. Continue Reading Cherise Selley

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